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Sycuan LOCKSMITH in El Cajon, California


Casino, 5485 Casino Way, El Cajon, California, United States of America Req #1497

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

The ancestors of the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation existed many centuries ago as a community of peopleā€¦a Tribe living together, farming, hunting and fishing to survive.Much has changed since that time. Today the Sycuan Tribe governs its Reservation, owns and operates a Casino and a Golf Resort, and owns a number of other business ventures in the San Diego Region. One attribute that remains unchanged, however, is Sycuan's sense of community. Sycuan is more than just a business. Sycuan is a community of people working together toward a common goal. Whether you work in our state-of-the-art Casino, our beautiful Resort, or become a staff member in our Tribal Government division, you will be part of the Sycuan family.

Job Purpose:

Installs, rebuilds, and repairs locks, key systems and door hardware for hotel rooms

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

(Note: Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted, or changed at the sole discretion of Sycuan Management at any time)

  • Installs, repairs, rebuilds, and services mechanical or electrical locking devices by disassembling safe locks, and door locks, repairing or replacing worn tumblers, springs, and other parts, inserting new or repaired tumblers into lock to change combination, using key cutting machine, to cutting new or duplicate keys, moving lockpick in cylinder to open door locks without keys, drilling, opening and replacing safe locks, and interpreting, developing and maintaining master keying guide. - 70%

  • Maintains and organizes parts inventory by receiving and labeling ordered parts and door hardware, placing parts and hardware on designated shelves, logging and accounting for parts and hardware received and used, and analyzing logs to determine frequency of use and need for replacement. - 20%

  • Maintains safe work and storage area by cleaning and organizing designated storage area, storing tools and materials, repairing or replacing old or broken tools following established procedure, and following established safety standards while using tools. - 10%

    Job Specifications:

    Education and Experience:


  • Certification and/or License from Certified Registered Locksmith with Associated Locksmiths of America or equivalent

  • 5 years of experience in a large hospitality property


  • Associate's Degree

  • Hospitality experience

    Skills and Knowledge:


  • Ability to install, troubleshoot, and repair wired and wireless electronic locking systems

  • Ability to use a variety of machinery and tools, such as key cutting machines and drills

  • Ability to cut and issue keys, re-key, install, and repair locks and hardware

  • Ability to interpret, implement, and maintain pre-defined Master key systems

  • Possess a strong understanding of various types of locking systems and hardware

  • Ability to install, troubleshoot, and repair both mechanical locking and electronic access control devices

  • Sufficient manual dexterity to use tools and manipulate locking devices

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs

  • Problem-solving skills

  • Ability to understand and follow verbal directives and written directions

  • Ability to operate power tools

  • Ability to perform simple mathematical calculations and measurements

  • Ability to accept constructive criticism

  • Ability to interact effectively with team members and guests

  • Ability to maintain professionalism and composure

  • Ability to work in a smoking environment

  • Ability to appear for work on time and in proper attire

  • Communication and social skills to interact with customers

  • Ability to report to work on time


  • Working knowledge of Dorma Kabba, Assa Abloy, Ving, Saflok, and Tyco (Stanley) RFID and BLE on-line locking systems

  • Multi-lingual

    Supervisory/Managerial Accountability:

    Direct: None

    Indirect: None

If you enjoy being part of a community dedicated to creating a memorable guest experience, we invite you to explore career opportunities with Sycuan and join our winning team!

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly

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  • Casino, 5485 Casino Way, El Cajon, California, United States of America